JOHESU to suspend strike as industrial court takes over mediation process
Following the intervention of the National Industrial Court, sitting in Abuja, the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has agreed to suspend its six-week old strike on Friday, June 1, 2018.
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JOHESU, AHPA vow to sustain strike till demands are met
Leaders of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), and the Assembly of Healthcare Professionals Association (AHPA), have resolved to continue their ongoing strike.